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Comment: The only remedy to Pompeo’s assault on the rights of American supporters of Palestinians is to fully open the debate, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

The US secretary of state also visited an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank and announced new measures against the Palestinian-led boycott movement.

Trump's follows Netanyahu's example to silence Israel critics

Mitchell Plitnick

Trump's follows Netanyahu's example to silence Israel critics

Comment: Trump is using a highly problematic definition of anti-Semitism to silence rights groups, while right-wing anti-Semitic violence flourishes, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Poll: over 60 percent of Israelis want Trump win

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Poll: over 60 percent of Israelis want Trump win

More than 60 percent of Israelis believe a victory for Donald Trump in the US presidential election would be preferable for the Jewish state, an ...

Discussing freedom of expression, tolerance, and secularism

Azmi Bishara

Discussing freedom of expression, tolerance, and secularism

Comment: President Macron's defence of the Prophet Muhammad cartoons raises important questions around secularism and free speech in a global ...

The New Arab Staff

German university withdraws funding for 'anti-Zionist Israelis'

A Berlin arts university has withdrawn funding from 'The School for Unlearning Zionism'.

Diana Alghoul

Bahrainis protesting normalisation 'in secret' amid fears of crackdown

Bahrainis have been protesting in secret online, offline and in exile against normalisation with Israel, despite the risk of state crackdown.

Assia Belgacem

The Wolf of Baghdad: Memoir of a Lost Homeland

Book Club: Carol Isaacs's stunning graphic novel is a vivid journey into the history of Iraq's Jewish community.

Hanan Zaffar and Aamir Aijaz

How Facebook stifles local media to protect India's BJP

Independent media outlets say Facebook is restricting content criticising the Hindu nationalist BJP, while failing to curtail hate speech by the ...

Sarsour is a steadfast ally, Biden shouldn't forget that

Mitchell Plitnick

Sarsour is a steadfast ally, Biden shouldn't forget that

Comment: Biden's campaign must make space in the Democratic tent for anti-racist and progressive ally, Linda Sarsour, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

The New Arab Staff

Erekat slams UAE-Israel deal as 'birth of Arab Zionists'

The chief Palestinian negotiator slammed the UAE's move as a 'poisoned dagger in the Palestinian back'.

Lebanese consulate closed after consul general slammed as 'Nazi'

Danya Hajjaji

Lebanese consulate closed after consul general slammed as 'Nazi'

Lebanon's consul general in New York has come under fire after a series of Nazi sympathising comments she allegedly made surfaced on social ...

We need to talk about Seth Rogen

Josh Ruebner

We need to talk about Seth Rogen

Comment: Most Jewish-Americans, like Seth Rogen, are still only awakening to the moral and political ramifications of Israel's settler-colonial ...

Bella Hadid is right, Palestinians won't stand for erasure

Elias Jahshan

Bella Hadid is right, Palestinians won't stand for erasure

Comment: What happened to Bella Hadid is just one of the many ways we Palestinians are censored when we speak our truth, writes Elias Jahshan.

Long-Bailey slipped up, but exporting Israeli violence is unacceptable

Malia Bouattia

Long-Bailey slipped up, but exporting Israeli violence is unacceptable

Comment: Sacking Long-Bailey for making a factual mistake about an otherwise verified practice is a low-down attempt to punish Labour's left, ...

The New Arab Staff

Black Lives Matter UK stands with Palestine against 'colonialism'

Black Lives Matter UK has spoken in solidarity with Palestine as annexation looms.

The New Arab Staff

UK Jews reject Israel's 'racist' new UK ambassador

Israel has appointed a right-wing minister who supports unilateral annexation of the West Bank as its ambassador to the UK.

Rami G. Khouri

To end colonial racism, fix Balfour's declaration

Comment: Remedying the pain caused by British colonial racism includes righting historical wrongs by promoting the birth of a Palestinian state, ...

Khalil E. Jahshan

The threat of Israeli annexation: The American dimension

Comment: The US government has transcended its traditional role as accessory to that of full partner in Israel's illegal occupation of ...

A plan to resist Trump’s Deal of the Century

Abbad Yahya

A plan to resist Trump’s Deal of the Century

The long read: A new book by Palestinian intellectual Azmi Bishara presents a comprehensive strategy to resist Trump and Netanyahu’s widely ...

Nour Odeh

The common thread between Palestine's Nakba and Israeli annexation

While Palestinians marked 72 years of the Nakba, Israel saw the birth of a new coalition government poised to annex the West Bank.

Netanyahu inaugurates Israel unity government with renewed annexation pledge

The New Arab

Netanyahu inaugurates Israel unity government with renewed annexation pledge

The Israeli premier said it is 'time to' annex settlements in the occupied West Bank.

Gantz discards Joint List, cedes the throne to Netanyahu

Laura Albast

Gantz discards Joint List, cedes the throne to Netanyahu

Comment: Faced with coronavirus and the prospect of cooperation with the Arab Joint List, Gantz unites with Netanyahu to defeat a joint enemy, ...

Palestinians must lead the world's last anti-colonial struggle

Rami G. Khouri

Palestinians must lead the world's last anti-colonial struggle

Comment: The Palestinians must dare to lead their anti-colonial battle with a powerful raft of political, economic, legal, and mass mobilisation ...

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